IRS whistleblower declines to appear for transcribed interview

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John Kennedy (R-LA) continues to peddle President Donald Trump’s conspiracy theory on Ukraine’s involvement. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/jim-sciutto” target=”_blank”>Jim Sciuttou003c/a> debunks this theory.”,”descriptionText”:”Despite the clear assessment by the US intelligence community that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) continues to peddle President Donald Trump’s conspiracy theory on Ukraine’s involvement. 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